The Queer Bible Commentary by Deryn Guest,Robert E. Goss,Mona West,Thomas Bohache

By Deryn Guest,Robert E. Goss,Mona West,Thomas Bohache

"The Queer Bible statement" brings jointly the paintings of a number of students and pastors identified for his or her curiosity within the components of gender, sexuality and religious study. instead of a verse-by-verse research, usual of extra conventional commentaries, members to this quantity concentration in particular upon these parts of the booklet that experience specific relevance for readers attracted to lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and transgender concerns reminiscent of the development of gender and sexuality, the reification of heterosexuality, the query of lesbian and homosexual ancestry in the Bible, the transgendered voices of the prophets, using the Bible in modern political, socio-economic and spiritual spheres and the influence upon lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and transgender groups. for this reason, the observation increases new questions and re-directs extra conventional questions in clean and leading edge methods, supplying new angles of method. This accomplished, state of the art statement is prefaced by means of an introductory essay via Professor Mary Tolbert. members draw on feminist, queer, deconstructionist, utopian theories, the social sciences and historical-critical discourses. the focal point is either how analyzing from lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and/or transgender views have an effect on the analyzing and interpretation of biblical texts and the way biblical texts have and do impact lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and/or transgender groups. The remark contains an in depth bibliography that directs the reader to a whole variety of literature with regards to queer interpretation of scripture.

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